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Apollo's Modern Day Connection
Transcript of Apollo's Modern Day Connection
Parents are Zeus and Leto
Has a twin sister named Artemis
Known as the "Sun God";drives his chariot across the sky
Also known as the god of music; created, and played, the lute
Taught how to play the lyre by Hermes
"Apollo's symbols were the lyre, the tripod, the laurel tree and the navel stone" ( Greek-Gods.Info)
Most beautiful god
Supported all the arts
Got into trouble over love
His conquests number in the dozens.
Relationship to Greek Culture
As the Sun god, he brought sunlight to the world
Apollo was the god of prophecy and oracles, healing, plague and disease, music, song and poetry, archery, and the protection of the young. (Theoi)
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Monsters of the Greek Myths. New York: Dell Laurel-Leaf, 1966. 36-47. Print.
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Apollo, the God of the Sun and the Music." Olympian Gods » Apollo, the God of the Sun and the Music. N.p., 12 Oct. 2013. Web. 13 Oct. 2013.
Modern Day Connections
In New York, there is a theater called the Apollo Theater (Apollo is the god of music)
NASA named one of their spacecrafts Apollo 13 (Apollo drives his chariot across the sky)
By: Raelin Tamargo
Apollo riding his chariot.
Apollo Theater in New York
Apollo 13 spacecraft